March 28th, 2020|0 Comments

PEP Air 50 years ago today, March 28th, "we"  lost a crew Northeast of Vancouver Island. They were on a SAR mission looking for a fellow pilot and aircraft that had gone missing. Pictures of [...]


March 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Notwithstanding, and not underestimating, the implications COVID-19 CASARA/PEP Air remains open to respond when and where necessary. Precautions and good practice(s) exist at National, Provincial and Local levels to maximize the safety of all Volunteers.  [...]

March Tasking

March 18th, 2020|0 Comments

PEP Air Nanaimo were tasked to fly in support of this Search, Tuesday March 17th, NSAR members were tasked yesterday at approximately 9:00, to search for a hunter who had not arrived home from his [...]

Spotters ~ Power of Observation

February 16th, 2020|0 Comments

Shuswap rescue crew play key role in finding young snowboarder on Sun Peaks Shuswap Volunteer Search & Rescue members have packed a lot into the past 10 days, including a key role in finding a [...]

Santa Delivers ….. SAR CC-295 Fixed Wing

December 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Exciting to see this new SAR resource moving closer to becoming operational! .       . Canadian Armed Forces Government Organization Send Message Canadian Armed ForcesLike Page December 20 at 6:04 AM ·  Canada’s first Fixed-Wing [...]

Holiday Hours

December 8th, 2019|0 Comments

  We, our  Search Coordinators, Pilots, Navigators, Spotters, Radio Operators & Ground Homing Specialists are aiming, weather permitting, to provide our normal 24/7 service "hours" throughout the Holiday period.  No premium on our year-round Free [...]


November 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

CASARA/PEP Air Nanaimo has responded to three separate requests from Ground SAR Teams ( Arrowsmith & Cowichan) to provide air support in their searches for Missing Persons, during the course of the last two weeks.  [...]